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Text » Delete leading, trailing and excessive spaces

This utility removes all spaces except for single spaces between words in the selected cells.
All the spaces at the beginning and end of each cell value will be removed and all repetitive spaces will be replaced by a single space.

For example the value '  Lennox Street   141' will be replaced with 'Lennox Street 141'.
This utility is a quick alternative for Excels =TRIM () function.


Example screenshot: 1 Before
1 Before
Example screenshot: 2 Strip the leading, trailing and duplicated spaces
2 Strip the leading, trailing and duplicated spaces
Example screenshot: 3 After
3 After
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Starting this utility

In the Excel menu choose: ASAP Utilities » Text » Delete leading, trailing and excessive spaces

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Additional keywords for this tool:
trim, Double space, extra spaces, remove excessive whitespace, unnecessary spaces, consecutive whitespace, reduce internal whitespace to single space, white space, removes extra white spaces between two words in a character string, =TRIM(), extraneous spaces, clean duff cells, fix empty cells that Excel does not recognize as empty, fix blank cells, blanks, remove unwanted space from cell

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